1880 General Election

West Kent

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Charles Henry Mills
Conservative hold / William Heneage Legge
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeMills, Charles Henry6,41335.2%N/A
 ConservativeLegge, William Heneage5,98632.8%N/A
 LiberalBompas, Henry Mason4,85726.6%N/A
 Conservative Tenant FarmersMay, John9775.4%N/A
Majority1,1296.2%N/A
Estimated Turnout9,11761.3%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 15 May 1878 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Legge's appointment as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeLegge, William HeneageUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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